36 Elton John Quotes To Celebrate The Opening of Rocketman!

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These Quotes Remind Us Why We Love Elton John

Check out these inspirational Elton John quotes just in time for the release of Rocketman, the epic musical fantasy about his life in the spotlight. Let these words speak to you now so you won't have to work as hard during the film. John's wisdom reminds us to keep faith in humanity.

Rocketman is totally uncensored, but so are these zesty quotes by the famous musician. Read John's most famous lines to really get a good look at what went on inside of his head. It can't hurt to take some advice from one of the most iconic musicians in the industry. Fame and fortune didn't just appear out of no where for this star.

These moving quotes by Elton John will shine a light on your life. They will guide you to what he believes is life's most powerful gift - love. These quotes are worth checking out and even sharing with your besties before you head to the theaters to watch Rocketman for yourself!

Famous Elton John Quotes

  • "And I'm afraid, in this day and age, trust, which I count so, you know, I love loyalty. I love trust."

  • "For me, music is so passionate, I have to give it my all every time I go onstage. Onstage, it was always comfortable for me, because that's where I felt at home."

  • "Jesus wanted us to be loving and forgiving. I don't know what makes people so cruel."

  • "I could never go on stage in denims."

  • "I've never been jealous of anybody's success. I've been flummoxed by it because I don't understand it, but I'm not jealous of it."

  • "As a child, as a teenager, I was kind of not allowed to wear fashionable clothes."

  • "When stars collide, like you and I, no shadow blocks the sun."

  • "Live for each second without hesitation."

  • "I’m going to fight for human rights, whether I do it silently behind the scenes or vocally so that I get locked up. I can’t just sit back; it’s not in my nature. I can’t sit back and blindly ignore it, and I won’t."

Powerful Quotes By Elton John

  • "Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours."

  • "We live in an age, in an era where there is so much negativity, there is so much violence in the world, there is so much unrest and people are at war, that I wanted to promote the word love and red signifies love."

  • "I've always wanted to smash a guitar over someone's head. You just can't do that with a piano."

  • "I hate to say this, but I always listen to the music and the instrumentation first, and then grab on to the lyrics later."

  • "You should never take more than you give."

  • "I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever. I always felt like an outsider."

  • "I'm not everybody's cup of tea. But sometimes criticism can be hurtful. Be respectful. I'm a good piano player, I can sing well, I write good songs. If you don't like it, fair enough. But give me a break."

  • "The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star."

  • "I have a much better relationship with the press than I did, I think because I stood my ground."

Elton John Quotes That'll Make You Think Twice

  • "I love every minute of fatherhood, staying up all night, changing nappies, kids crying, I find it really funny and inspiring. It connects you to the world in a new way."

  • "I don't have to compete in the charts. I can just be myself as a musician, a songwriter and play with the musicians that I really love."

  • "Fame attracts lunatics."

  • "The whole point of being in this business and being blessed and being successful is that you're able to do things for your friends or your family, which means that they can have something special in their lives, too."

  • "I've only been interested in the artistic side of life."

  • "I don't have to compete in the charts. I can just be myself as a musician, a songwriter and play with the musicians that I really love."

  • "Don’t shoot me, I’m just the piano player!"

  • "I loathe gardening, but I love gardens, and I have two beautiful gardens. I can not bear gardening, but I love gardens."

  • "If you write great songs with meaning and emotion, they will last for ever because songs are the key to everything. Songs will outlast the artist and they will go on for ever if they are good."

Inspiring Quotes by Elton John

  • "The worst thing you can do to a child, and I've seen it happen so many times, is the silver spoon."

  • "There is nothing wrong with going to bed with someone of your own sex."

  • "I have no one to leave the money to. I'm a single man. I like spending my money."

  • "I've got that resilient thing inside me. But I wasn't a happy bunny."

  • "I think performers are all show-offs anyway, especially musicians. Unless you show off, you're not going to get noticed."

  • "I am the most well-known homosexual in the world."

  • "There's a lot of hate in the world."

  • "I do like my rock stars to be a little larger than life. I don't mind the earnest ones at all, but I do like a bit of individuality."

  • "At heart I've always been a music fan. That part of me has never changed since I was a little kid, sitting in a room watching a record go round, looking at the color of the labels."

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